GRE Word List

PENDULOUS

hanging; suspended

The meaning of the word pendulous is hanging; suspended.

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WordMeaning
remediablereparable
agitatestir up; disturb
parsimonystinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
herpetologistone who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
defiancerefusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
primeperiod of ideal or peak condition; earliest or beginning stage; Ex. in the prime of life; Ex. prime of the year(spring); ADJ: first in importance or rank; first; V: make ready; prepare
hummocksmall hill; hillock
indignitytreatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
fissurecrevice; crack
impassioned(of speech) filled with passion; fervent